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paul05
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Hi currently have problem with my [url="http://shop.ebay.co.uk/?_nkw=windscreen+wipers"]windscreen wipers[/url] on my ford focus 1.6 zetec 05 ,when driving wipers just stopped working,
have checked motor this is ok,checked wiper stalk ok you can hear a clicking sound so must be sending signal(rear wipe and
washers are working fine) fuse ok,not 100% on relays but only two in fuse box in car and swapped these two but still not
working, anybody got any ideas ? cheers Paul [/size][/color][list]
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jeebowhite
I suspect, even though you are hearing a click, you are not triggering the actual microswitch correctly. I had this recently on my car, and I had the stalk replaced, as this also replaced the microprocessor.

Depending on your budget you could either buy the stalk from ford and have them fit it, self fit it, or take a chance by popping to a scrappie and getting one from a shunt / write off.
paul05
Have tried working stalk on still the same ,ford telling me its the multifunction fuse board £300+ GULP :(
jeebowhite
I would take your car to a different dealer, its concerning that such a small problem is that cost! I cant say I agree immediately!!!
tommy1340millar
I had that. Water ingress on wiring loom. New gem/fuse box and 1 hr labour to programme it to the car.
jocojohn
Hi, Have you checked the wiper linkage? both my sons have focus,s and have had the same problem with the ball and socket parting company, if you can hear the motor turning this will be the problem, John
paul05
[quote name='tommy1340millar' timestamp='1347379313' post='206102']
I had that. Water ingress on wiring loom. New gem/fuse box and 1 hr labour to programme it to the car.
[/quote] Hi Tommy had new gem/fuse fitted and programmed but kept blowing fuse, local garage stripped motor down cleaned etc now working ok for now, but interested to see where
water ingress was situated
paul05
[quote name='jocojohn' timestamp='1347576829' post='206492']
Hi, Have you checked the wiper linkage? both my sons have focus,s and have had the same problem with the ball and socket parting company, if you can hear the motor turning this will be the problem, John
[/quote] Cheers John had checked these just turned out to be an expensive job :(
tommy1340millar
[quote name='paul05' timestamp='1347648098' post='206606']
Hi Tommy had new gem/fuse fitted and programmed but kept blowing fuse, local garage stripped motor down cleaned etc now working ok for now, but interested to see where
water ingress was situated
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just back on here after pc probs. Water ingress on mine was evident on a couple of pins on the largest connector. tbh, didn't look much, but the mechanics and the sparky seemed to know right away. Ingress through wiring loom by capillary action.
artscot79
ford were meant to fit a revised panel to prevent water ingress to the wiper motor maybe you should call ford up and have it done it was recall work cant remenber the tsb number
http://www.warrantyguide.co.uk/vehicle-recall-EF182BEFEFA48C3E802570360044A568-ford-focus-and-focus-c-max-recall
tommy1340millar
[quote name='artscot79' timestamp='1349042364' post='209107']
ford were meant to fit a revised panel to prevent water ingress to the wiper motor maybe you should call ford up and have it done it was recall work cant remenber the tsb number
[url="http://www.warrantyguide.co.uk/vehicle-recall-EF182BEFEFA48C3E802570360044A568-ford-focus-and-focus-c-max-recall"]http://www.warrantyg...us-c-max-recall[/url]
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I have that done Arthur, the water ingerss was where the wiring loom comes throught he bulkhead, just in front of the fusebox/gem


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